Here Is a 'Mangolicious' Plan for You for the Upcoming Month

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Delhi has been hosting one of the most amazing festivals for 32 years now. For all the mango lovers who were unaware of this elaborate celebration, this is the perfect time for you to book your tickets to Delhi and be a part of this festival happening in the capital city. With time the festival has extended to other cities as well. Along with unlimited mangoes, there are several cooking demonstrations, competitions and kid-friendly activities organised to keep you entertained.

What is International Mango Festival?

International Mango Festival is a two-day festival organised by Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC) in collaboration with the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, the National Horticultural Board and the New Delhi Municipal Council. The festival was launched in 1987 and since then there has been no turning back. With excellent music, unlimited mangoes, and several other experiences, the festival's 32nd edition is scheduled to be held on 9th and 10th July 2019. With time the event has seen a huge rise in the total number of visitors.

Where

The festival is conducted annually on the grounds of Dilli Haat, Jankapuri, Delhi. Tilak Nagar on Blue Line is the nearest metro station.

When

The festival generally takes place in June - July annually. The coming up edition of the festival is scheduled to be from 9th July to 10th July.

Why you should go?

Every year, people from all around the world visit the festival to get a peek into India's love for mangoes. The festival brings together local sellers/cultivators and well-known international chefs on one platform. Get to taste new varieties of the fruit. With unending food spreads and other experiences, this is a must visit for everyone.

More than 550 varieties of mango!

Get a taste of the summer with the famous Alphonso! There are also other local like mallika, amrapali, himsagar, malda, balia chorasya and dhaman.  There's a mango for everyone!

Its all fun and games

The festival is marked by several fun events like slogan writing and mango eating competitions, workshops and musical performances. Also, the biggest mango gets a prize.

Promote Business

The festival is a great way to promote business. Many food industrialists set up their stalls to showcase their company's products like jams, pickles and other canned products.

What about the tickets?

The tickets are  ₹10 for children and ₹20 for adults.

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